City Bushmen

City Bushmen

The Heidelberg School and the Rural Mythology

Book - 1985
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The Heidelberg School was the name given to a circle of 19th century Australian artists, led by Tom Roberts, whose figure paintings expressed deeply rooted human fears, wishes, and preoccupations. This comprehensive overview examines the art in a social and cultural context and reveals how the paintings helped to develop the rural mythology extant in Australia at the time.
Publisher: Melbourne ; New York : Oxford University Press, 1985
ISBN: 9780195545012
Characteristics: vii, 216 p., [16] p. of plates : ill. (some col.) ; 27 cm


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